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Oct 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
spanish heritage month. >>> coming up a special event next week honors latino servicemen and women who have served our nation. learn more about stars, stripes and a heart at the event of stars, stripes and salsa next. >>> and you don't have to spend a lot of money to decorate for halloween or thanksgiving. holly is showing us some trendy do-it-yourself projects when we come back. stay with us. are you ready ? share everything by turning your smartphone into a mobile hotspot for up to 8 wifi-enabled devices at no extra charge. like the new droid razr m by motorola only $99.99. a family can make... realizing a nursing home is the only choice. for many middle class families, medicaid is the only way to afford the care. but as a governor, mitt romney raised nursing home fees eight times. and as president, his budget cuts medicaid by one-third and burdens families with the cost of nursing home care. we have a president who won't let that happen. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approved this message. >>> just look at me. okay. many in our area will gather at the -- you don't have to do it
Oct 22, 2012 6:30pm EDT
cain and then candidate george w. bush had thousands of people in front of the philadelphia art museum, latino voters turning out in droves to vote for this republican ticket. fast-forward to today. where are the republicans in locking down that latino vote, and what do you see there? >> tom, they're crucial in three battleground states. nevada, colorado, and florida. there's a large puerto rican population have moved to florida, the i-94 area. right now the president is leading, i thought it was mas print. an astounding 45 points. mitt romney is at 25%, the president is at 70% amongst latinos. john mccain did about 35 or 34. but this is the margin of difference, and many people feel that this emerging population group is key to president obama keeping the presidency. >> thanks a lot, mark. brian, when you look at where these vote totals are, places like florida, places in nevada, that's where the latino vote is going to come in. >> senator john mccain, the nominee in 2008, joins us live from boca raton, florida. sen to great to see you as always. you have the unique perspective of having debated bot
Oct 23, 2012 6:30pm EDT
do val. >> if you look at the florida and nevada races, especially, how important is the latino vote and where are both sides with the constituency? >> there is no doubt. the president has polls up 45%. i saw one where romney was at 25% among latino voters and the president had 70%. they're an increasing part of the electorate. they will vote for obama in great numbers, but will they get them out? and nevada, colorado, and florida -- especially the most competitive area in florida is the i-94 area. i was at the convention in tampa, sarasota, and orlando. there's a large puerto rican population in that central florida area. the obama forces are less confident about florida, but their pathway to the 270 -- the magic 270. they don't need florida busheled would like it. >> mark, we thank you for your time. brian, even those elections still over two weeks away, some is early voting in key states have begun. >> virginia remains a key battleground state for the presidential election but a hotly-contested senate race. this morning, george allen talked with tony perkins. the issue turned t
Oct 23, 2012 10:30pm EDT
elect oral votes but romney wants to win them. >> well, mark you would agree the latino vote could have a big impact. who is really connecting with niece -- these voters more successfully. >> it seems to me that president obama by his act saying that young people are the children of undocumented workers can stay here, that was, even though he's deported very large numbers in terms of his administration, he's overwhelming favored. the real question is will they turn out and will they turn out in such great numbers in the states that you just mentioned, also including virginia that it will be enough of a margin to represent president obama. >> let's wrap it up with this one. the final debate was last night and some republicans were saying romney was more subdued. especially over libya. do you think this was part of a strategy, not to be so aggressive. >> yes, absolutely. i think they told him, act presidential. in some way he got the same advice president obama got in the first debate. don't engage, don't go back and forth. don't be argumentative and instead i think the same thing happene
Oct 18, 2012 6:00pm EDT
demographic support the same- sex marriage. they found 52% of latinos favored gay marriage. a few years ago, 56% were against them and the same poll, 75% claim themselves as democrat or gaining the moment um -- claiming the democrat party. former championship boxer oscar de la hoya recorded a robo call urging voters to support expanded gambling in maryland. it will allow the casinos in prince georges county and other locations. he joins a long list of other athletes, actors, and musicians who publicly endorsed question seven. in addition to gambling and same-sex marriage, the dream act is among the issues that will appear on the ballot in maryland. a recent suview show nearly 58% of voters support the dream act. >>> expecting showers to move in and some of you are seeing them sooner and watching them move up from the south and most places are not getting wet. we have had the clouds, we have had a warm day and got up to 72 degrees and clouds will stick with us and the showers rolling into town in a bit. we'll show white house we're going to start with sooner. we have had a light batch. no th
Oct 3, 2012 10:30pm EDT
to his argument? and finally, latinos, where he is getting clobbered. the president said about 71%. i realize the subject matter is the economy, but you are also trying to talk to different constituents and there, i thought mitt romney failed in trying to bring in constituents that he is doing poorly with, or which he needs for the election. i said mitt romney won, that doesn't mean he wins the election. this is one debate. there are two others and if you win all three debates, doesn't mean you win an election. >> absolutely. round one over with. of course we'll have to take a look and see what happens. mark, thanks for coming in tonight. >> thank you. >> and remember, if you missed any part of tonight's debate coverage, you can log on and share your opinions on our facebook and twitter pages. >>> another big story we're following tonight. a veteran d.c. police officer filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit. he claims he was beaten by two prince georges county cops. richard meritt says they beat him with a fist, broke his leg outside a restaurant last weekend. paul wagner is following
Oct 8, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >> the polls have the president leading mitt romney in california and among latino voters. there is good news for mitt romney on the heels of his performance in the first presidential debate. several new polls show him closing the gap between him and president obama. how big of a jump in the polls are we talking about here? >> reporter: po to put it safely here, mitt romney closed the gap. keep in mind, heading into last week in that debate, mitt romney was trail is trawling in several key battleground states and national limit what won't to do is show you some of the polls we were looking at today and with four weeks to the elect, this is cause for fresh concern among the obama campaign and look at this. we're going to start with gallop. gallop before the debate asked voters who was ahead. at that point, obama, 50%; romney, 45% and drop below here and look at what they say now after that first debate. 47% to 47% gallop tonight has it in a dead heat. you might look at that and say, hey, it's one poll and maybe it's a napshot of the race. several other major polls came out and saying almost ex
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
week's debate while romney is making strong gains, especially among women, latino, and independent voters. >> the trajectory of the race appears to have changeed dramatically in the wake of the debate. we saw obama with small to significant large leads throughout the campaign, throughout most of the campaign. steady leads and that apparently is over. >> reporter: there was more bad news for the obama campaign. this time coming from the producers of sesame street. the children's television workshop asked the obama campaign today to stop air is airing a new commercial featuring big bird that hit the air today. spot mocks mitt romney's talk that he would stop funding to the pbs. >>> staying on the rice race to the white house, vice president joe biden and his rival paul ryan will go head-to-head in kentucky thursday night but they're not the only ones looking for debate-related boost. all of danville is hoping to benefit. streets repaved, and new signs in the small town and stores are stocked up on politically- themed merchandise. center college will play host. >> the campus has been
Oct 28, 2012 9:00am EDT
to hispanics and latinos and women want to make their own health care decisions and the republican party has in effect said to women, we know what is best for you and don't want you to make your own discussions and those are reegsreegs reasons the president will carry colorado. >> chris: you gave us a lot 0 chew on, let's start with the economy which everyone agrees is the number one concern for voters. senator johnson in wisconsin, let me put up numbers, the unemployment rate is nationally 7.8% and gdp growth in the third quarter rose from 1.3% in the second quarter to 2.0 and it is still a weak recovery but aren't the president's policies starting to turn things around? >> no, we have had incredibly tepid, meager recovery, and the fact that gdp rose 2%, all you can say is it is less bad news and what happened here in wisconsin, after the first debate, the very false character president obama spent hundreds of millions of dollars portraying governor romney was shattered and when wisconsin saw it, he was a man with integrity and intelligence and had a plan unlike president obama, who has no
Oct 22, 2012 9:00am EDT
these casinos, and all of the studies point out that it is minorities are african american community latino community that if you put a casino within county, there's a 98% chance that minorities and those who are in the lower socioeconomic ladder are most vulnerable to becoming problem gammenners. the question is this -- >> one more. >> let him finish. >> if this was such a great deal, ask yourself, why isn't virginia which is an economic power house even thinking about slots or casinos? why isn'ting north carolina even thinking about shots or casinos? it's because they believe in real jobs and a real future. slots and gambling create nothing. maryland has not had to rely upon it in the past, the fact that some people wish to rely upon the future does not speak well if the future of prince georgia's county or the state. >> gentlemen, my back is against the wall here because we've got time constraints. maybe you can both come in before the election to talk more about this. i thank you both for your time. >> delegate simmens and walker, thank you for coming baa in. >>> we have a correction to
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